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Sustainably Harvesting Oregon Grape

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Alternative wellness philosophies often ask “what is the root cause?” By assessing the root cause, one can take proactive measures towards health and well-being. In the case of Oregon grape, the root of this plant has been used by traditional healers to stimulate the digestive tract. Oregon grape root is classified as an Alterative and a Bitter in the tradition of neo-eclectic herbalism popularized by Michael Moore, Howie Brounstein, and many others.

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Cultivating Botanical Diversity through Organic Agriculture

 

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Precious Barks: Developing a Sustainable Tree Harvest

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Helping Ensure A Fair Trade Future

 

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The Journey of our Turmeric

From the fields of India to your kitchen

I recently visited the remote agricultural Indian village of Kollegala, based at the foothills of the Western Ghats. It’s a fertile farming land with a dry growing season and heavy summer rains. The community in this area makes its living primarily off of the sales of turmeric (Curcuma longa). The turmeric growers here represent the largest farming group in our innovative Fair for Life Project, and grow turmeric exclusively for Mountain Rose Herbs. Read more about the project in my recent blog post.

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Innovating Fair Trade in India

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Northwest Farm Stories: Growing Hops

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Our Organic Farms in Oregon

 

It's Organically Grown in Oregon Week!

Mountain Rose Herbs carries many certified organic herbs, and we’re proud to be a part of Oregon's thriving organic industry! Help us celebrate the 28th Annual Organically Grown in Oregon Week (September 11-17, 2016), a tradition that began in 1988 as a means for acknowledging Oregon's organic industry and leaders of the organic movement.  

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Northwest Farm Stories: Growing Goldenseal & Ginseng

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Saving Our Roots: Connecting with Forest Farmers

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